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Groot Constantia score 5 stars from 2020 Platters Wine Guide

Platter’s South African Wine Guide has awarded Groot Constantia’s Gouverneurs Reserve White 2017 a five star rating in the 2020 edition of this popular guide – annually one of the most eagerly anticipated listings of top-performing wines.

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Perfect Pairings At South Africa’s Oldest Wine Farm

Summer is here and we invite you to taste the sunshine in every pairing. At Groot Constantia you will find great wines paired with beautiful views, fascinating stories of royalty around the world and cuisine from two top restaurants, Jonkershuis and Simon’s Restaurant. Our Gouverneurs Reserve White is a winner from our resident grape whisperer,…

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Come celebrate the number etched in history: South Africa 32 – England 12

Which one of our wines do you think should be used to fill the Web Ellis Cup for a giant toast to the #Bokke? Our timeless sweet wine – Grand Constance or our MCC because some occasions just need bubbles.

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Enjoy a glass of Groot Constantia Merlot on International Merlot Day

Wine lovers don’t need a special reason to enjoy a glass of their favourite tipple, but the 7th of November does offer an occasion to open a bottle of Groot Constantia’s award winning Merlot as it is International Merlot Day – a day to celebrate this amazing grape.

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Groot Constantia honours those that came before

October is Family History Month and a time to celebrate the ancestors that came before us and who left their mark within our lives. As the oldest wine-producing farm in South Africa, with a history that stretches back 334 years, Groot Constantia has a rich and diverse ancestry and give thanks to all of those that contributed to the formation and success of the Estate.

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Connect to our Heritage – Take a trip through time at Groot Constantia – #walkingbackintime

There is a movement afoot that sees South Africans falling in love with their own country again. The Facebook page I’m Staying and hashtag #I’mStaying have gone viral as South Africans from all walks of life, all colours, creeds and cultures, connect with each other to share their reasons for loving SA.

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Reasons To Celebrate Drink Local Wine Week

The 10th to the 16th of October is Drink Local Wine Week – a time when South Africans are encouraged to support their local wine estates and celebrate the abundance of fabulous wines produced in the country. What better way to toast Drink Local Wine Week and pay homage to our local wines than by visiting Groot Constantia.

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Be a Tourist at Groot Constantia

Cape Town is home to the magnificent Cape Town Big 6, which consists of Groot Constantia, Table mountain, Kirstenbosch, Robben Island, Cape Point, and the V&A Waterfront. A walk down our famous aisle of oaks would make the most well traveled tourist feel at home at Groot Constantia. There’s always so much to see and…

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Your Heritage Table awaits #walkingbackintime

September is a time of renewal and restoration as the cold winter months make way for spring, blossoms and new life. It is also a time of reclaiming and reaffirming as South Africans across the country celebrate their heritage as it expresses itself in the music, history, language, food (and yes wine) of this rich…

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Walk Back In Time – centuries of winning awards

In 1685 Simon van der Stel, the Governor of the Cape Colony, was granted property which he named “Constantia”. And so the oldest wine-producing farm in South Africa was born, and became the origin of the South African wine industry. The world was introduced to the Groot Constantia wines when the estate began to exhibit.

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